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Construction work set up at Nu’uuli Vocational Technical High School with Nana sign at the side.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — This Samoa News photo taken this past Wednesday afternoon shows groundwork has already begun for the construction of a gymnasium for Nu’uuli Vocational Technical High School (NVTHS), with the contract awarded to Nana’s Construction. Crew and equipment were at the site...
Construction workers at the new TAOA building going up in Tafuna.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — To ensure the safety and protection of construction workers throughout the US during the COVID-19 pandemic, the US Department of Labor issued on Tuesday a national-wide “alert” listing safety tips employers can follow to help protect construction workers from exposure to...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The U.S Court of Appeals in Washington D.C. has “denied” a petition by locally-based Manu’a Inc., dba Manua’s Discount Store, to review the “final order” issued more than a year ago by the US Occupational Safety & Health Review Commission. The ongoing legal dispute...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The federal appeals court in Washington D.C. has scheduled an oral arguments hearing early next month, for the American Samoa based, Manu’a’s Inc., dba Manu’a’s Discount Store petition against the US Secretary of Labor. Manu’a’s is appealing the US Occupational Safety...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — One of the three members of the federal Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission who reviewed the violations issued against locally based Manua’s Inc., dba Manua’s Discount Store, didn’t fully concur with the Commission’s decision to affirm a judge’s order....
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — American Samoa-based Manua’s Inc., dba Manua’s Discount Store, has appealed to the federal court its citations, imposed by the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration in connection with the deaths of three men, who were electrocuted at the company’s compound at...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) appears to be moving toward a settlement in the case where three men were electrocuted and died in January 2017 at the Manu'a Store compound in the Tafuna Industrial Park in American Samoa. As previously...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has closed its investigation and reduced the penalty against a US based fishery company, Cape Ferrat Fishing Lp., following the death last year of a man who fell overboard a fishing vessel that was docked at the...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has reached a “formal settlement” with a local company, which was contracted for crane service for a project at Manu’a’s Store at the Tafuna Industrial Park, during which three men were electrocuted and died...